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News in Review

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Here are some of the top stories we covered this week (April 30-May 4, 2018) on GLT and WGLT.org.

Charlie Schlenker / WGLT

Here are some of the top stories we covered this week (April 9-13, 2018) on GLT and WGLT.org.

Ryan Denham / WGLT

Here are some of top stories we covered this week (March 26-30, 2018) on GLT and WGLT.org.

Baylee Steelman / WGLT

Here are some of top stories we covered this week (Feb. 12-16, 2018) at GLT and WGLT.org.

Patrick Sison / AP

Here are the top stories we covered this week (Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2018) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

Isabella Rodriguez / WGLT

Here are the top stories we covered this week (Dec. 4 to Dec. 8, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

GLT News in Review -- October 1, 2016

Oct 1, 2016
Mike Mozart / Flickr

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Unit 5 gave First Student until November to fix its transportation issues.
  • The Bloomington-Normal McDonald's owners announced their retirement.
  • Congressional candidate David Gill continued his fight to have his name printed on the ballot.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- September 24, 2016

Sep 24, 2016
Ralph Weisheit / WGLT

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • The Normal Town Council approved $500 thousand to tear down a building at ISSCS.
  • A St. Louis judge granted class action status to a suit against State Farm Insurance.
  • The Bloomington City Council is looking for ways to pay for a plan that nearly doubles spending on infrastructure in the city.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- September 3, 2016

Sep 3, 2016
Cycles In Life Blog

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Bloomington Police asked for citizen video following an incident at last weekend's Criterium event downtown.
  • Jamie Mathy announced a bid for Bloomington Ward 1 Alderman.
  • The Unit 5 Superintendent addressed concerns with new bus routes.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- August 27, 2016

Aug 27, 2016
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It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • ISU announced record early enrollment numbers.
  • Parents addressed concerns about new bus routes and school schedules for Unit 5.
  • Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner announced his bid for re-election.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- August 20, 2016

Aug 20, 2016
Mike Miletich / WGLT

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Connect Transit launched a new fixed route bus network.
  • Bloomington Aldermen discussed downtown development.
  • Normal Council Members took another step toward constructing a pedestrian underpass at Uptown Station.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- August 13, 2016

Aug 13, 2016
Commonwealth Hotels

  

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Conversations with Commonwealth Hotels are continuing as plans for hotels in downtown Bloomington are explored.
  • Normal Unit 5 is preparing for new school start times and a new bus system beginning next week.
  • A Jesuit priest talks about vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine's past working at a mission in Honduras.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- August 6, 2016

Aug 6, 2016
Tony Webster / Flickr

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • A Bloomington man suspected of killing his parents murders will be evaluated.
  • Developer Jeff Giebelhausen has two new downtown Bloomington hotel proposals.
  • Two ISU professors stopped by following student trips to the RNC and DNC.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

 

GLT News in Review -- July 30, 2016

Jul 30, 2016
Haley Kosik

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Normal Mayor Chris Koos announced plans to run for re-election.
  • An ISU professor and a group of students gave live updates during the Democratic National Convention.
  • Connect Transit approved a fee restructure as part of an overhaul taking place in mid-August.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

GLT News in Review -- July 23, 2016

Jul 23, 2016
Tom McClure

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Police Arrested two men for allegedly drugging and raping a woman during ISU Preview.
  • An ISU professor and a group of students gave live updates during the Republican National Convention.
  • The Normal Town Council approved funding for the Raab Road project and lighting for the Normal Theater.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

GLT News in Review -- July 16, 2016

Jul 16, 2016
Colleen Reynolds / WGLT

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Bloomington officials rejected a proposal for a downtown hotel.
  • Not in Our Town held a prayer vigil to mourn the loss of black lives and the killings of police in Dallas.
  • The "Tiny House" concept could be coming to Bloomington.



Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

GLT News in Review -- July 9, 2016

Jul 9, 2016
Elvert Barnes / Flickr

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. Last week:

  • Twin Cities' police chiefs reacted to the shooting of police officers in Dallas.
  • Provost Janet Krecji announced her resignation effective at the end of 2016.
  • An Urbana man was arrested, then released for posting a flag burning photo online.

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

GLT News in Review -- July 2, 2016

Jul 2, 2016
Daniel X. O'Neil / Flickr

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. This week:

  • The Illinois General Assembly passed a stopgap budget.
  • Not in Our Town Bloomington-Normal celebrated their 20th anniversary.
  • Twin Cities church leaders reached out to the LGBT community.



Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

GLT News in Review -- June 18, 2016

Jun 18, 2016
Michael Hill / WGLT

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories. This week:

  • Twin Cities residents come together following a shooting at an LGBT night club in Orlando
  • ISU fall enrollment keeping up with last year's numbers
  • Bloomington Council rejects sales tax sharing proposal

 



Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.

Staff / WGLT

It's our regular recap of the week's top local news stories.  This week:

  • How the ongoing budget stalemate is affecting area schools
  • What a new library in Normal could include
  • Similarities between the Trump campaign and the rise of right wing European leaders

Catch up on these stories and more in just five minutes.